Your Student Experience

Life as a student at BCIT is stimulating, challenging, and rewarding.

You'll work hard, but you'll also have a great time and countless opportunities to connect with new people and make the most of your post-secondary experience.

Here's what you can expect.

Small class sizes

Your instructor will know you by name and there will be plenty of time to get one-on-one help with your course work. You'll also start your program and graduate with the same classmates, forging relationships that will last throughout your career. Plus you'll have more opportunity to get your hands on the latest equipment!

Did you know? 75% of classrooms across all BCIT campuses have a capacity of 30 seats or less.

Learning by doing

The best way to learn something is by actually doing it. Yes, you will have lectures and textbooks, but most of your time will be spent directly applying what you've learned in a lab, shop, classroom, or practicum.

Being connected

BCIT programs are developed in consultation with leading employers. Advisory committees provide direct input to curriculum development to ensure that you'll be at the forefront of the latest developments in your industry. BCIT instructors are active in their careers and bring years of practical expertise. They bring an insider's perspective of their industry–knowledge and experience that will benefit you in the classroom and after you graduate.

And that's only part of the journey. Once you're here, we offer many services and activities to help you succeed and get the most out of your experience.

There are a host of student services, recreation services, and clubs and organizations that make BCIT a vibrant community.

Discover more about life on campus